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Best of the Coast – Western Australia
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Theres so much thats awesome about Australia that its hard to nail down whats best. We think weve managed to do it on this 10-day trip from Perth up the coast to Exmouth. We pack in plenty of authentic Aussie experiences, from spotting tons of native wildlife to taking canoe tours with Aboriginal guides and learning about their legends. See the marine life at Shark Bay, check out the stromatolites, explore Cape Range National Park and more. The best? Oh, yes.

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Duration: 10 Days Guaranteed Departure: Yes
For lovers of: Physical rating: 2 - Light
Accommodation standard:   Not Rated% Traveller Tour Rating: 0%  
Your Guide: English speaking Tour code: 145009
Starts: Perth, Australia Finishes: Exmouth, Australia
You will visit
  • Perth
  • Exmouth

Itinerary

01

Day 1: Perth

There are no activities planned until an evening welcome meeting.

Included Activities:
Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting

02

Day 2: Perth/Horrocks (1B)

Head out early for a day of highlights en route to Horrocks Beach.

Travel to the Batavia Coast to overnight in a "true blue" Australian holiday destination.

Included Activities:
The Pinnacles Visit
Sandboarding
Greenough Wildlife Park Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (6.50 hour(s))

03

Day 3: Horrocks/Kalbarri (1B, 1D)

Visit the Principality of Hutt River, the oldest 'micronation' in Australia. See some coastal attractions before reaching Kalbarri. Opt to horseback ride, abseil, canoe or simply relax on the beach. Camp under the stars in a traditional swag (padded canvas bedroll).

Included Activities:
Hutt River Province Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (2.00 hour(s))

04

Day 4: Kalbarri (1B)

Explore Kalbarri NP with a free afternoon in this Western Australian Adventure Capital.

Included Activities:
Kalbarri National Park Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.00 hour(s))

05

Day 5: Kalbarri/Monkey Mia (1B)

Continue up the coast to Monkey Mia and Shark Bay. Visit the historic Hamelin Pool Telegraph Station and the famous stromatolites. Visit Shell Beach before making it to Monkey Mia for the night.

Included Activities:
Stromatolites Visit
Shell Beach Visit
Eagle Bluff Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (5.25 hour(s))

06

Day 6: Monkey Mia (1B, 1L, 1D)

Get up close and personal with bottlenose dolphins at Shark Bay World Heritage Area. A major research site, these mammals come right up to the shore on a regular basis. Later, enjoy an Aboriginal kayak tour.

Included Activities:
Shark Bay World Heritage Area Visit
Aboriginal Kayak Tour

07

Day 7: Monkey Mia/Coral Bay (1B)

Travel through Carnarvon on the way to Coral Bay, known for it's tropical fruits and seafood, and home to One Mile Jetty, Carnarvon Tramway and the OTC dish.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (7.75 hour(s))

08

Day 8: Coral Bay/Exmouth (1B)

There are plenty of options here to enjoy the reef and surrounding area.

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))

09

Day 9: Exmouth (1B, 1L, 1D)

Spend the day exploring Cape Range NP including Yardie Creek and Turquoise Bay. Opt to scuba dive in Navy Pier or snorkel the blue waters. Venture to the Vlamingh Head lighthouse. Enjoy a final dinner in Exmouth together.

Included Activities:
Cape Range National Park Visit
Vlamingh Head Lighthouse Visit

Transport:
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))
Private Vehicle (1.50 hour(s))

10

Day 10: Exmouth (1B)

Depart at any time.

Additional Notes:
Ask your sales GCO or agent about the 'Perth Express'. Add an extra two days to your trip as you travel back down the coast with your CEO, spending the night sleeping in a swag under the stars in the Aussie bush before ending your trip when you arrive back in Perth.

Included Activities:
Departure Day

Inclusions:
    Activities
    • Pinnacles visit
    • Greenough Wildlife Park visit
    • Hutt River Province visit
    • Kalbarri National Park visit
    • Stromatolites visit
    • Shell Beach and Eagle Bluff visit
    • Shark Bay World Heritage Area visit
    • Aboriginal canoe tour
    • Dinner in Coral Bay
    • Cape Range National Park visit
    • Vlamingh Head lighthouse visit
    • All transport between destinations and to/from included activities
    Accommodation
    • Standard motels (6 nts), basic motel (1 nt), camping (2 nts)
    Meals Included
    • 9 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 3 dinners
    Transport
    • Private van, walking
    Group Leader
    • Chief Experience Officer (CEO) throughout, local guides
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Tour Highlights:
  • See the marine life at Shark Bay
  • Check out the rare stromatolites
  • Explore Cape Range National Park
  • Take a canoe tour with Aboriginal guides and learn about their legends.